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  • New project in Ethiopia: student internship

    The PCMA is glad to invite students of archaeology from the University of Warsaw or other Polish universities to take part in a new archaeological project in Ethiopia.  The project aims to investigate the Aksumite site of Debre Gergis in the northern province of Tigray. Fieldwork activities are planned for October–November 2019, with a possible […]

  • Changes in PCMA leadership

    As of the beginning of August 2019, dr hab. Tomasz Waliszewski resigned from the post of the Director of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw. The deputy director, Iwona Zych has also handed in her resignation. For the rest of this term, that is until August 2020, Dr Artur Obłuski will continue […]

  • PAM: deadline extension and new evaluation

    Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean editors are extending the deadline for paper submissions for the 28th volume of the journal until 31 August. On the latest list of scientific journals published by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, articles in the PAM journal received 70 points. The thematic fascicle of the issue will […]

  • Scholarships in Egypt 2019/2020: call for applications

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw offers scholarships for young scientists wishing to conduct research projects in Egypt. The scholarships have been awarded since the 1990s, and the funds for them are allocated by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange. The application is open to students and graduates of Polish universities […]

  • Book on Dongola published in Open Access

    Book Dongola 2015–2016. Fieldwork, Conservation and Site Management is now available online. It has been published in PCMA Excavation Series, which also features a volume of reports from earlier seasons of work at the site. The royal city of Old Dongola was the political and economic center of Makuria, a medieval Christian kingdom in Nubia. The Polish Centre […]

  • New publication: Glass bead trade in Northeast Africa

    We present the tenth publication in the PCMA Monograph Series: Glass bead trade in Northeast Africa. The evidence from Meroitic and post-Meroitic Nubia. The volume is authored by Dr Joanna Then-Obłuska. Strings of colorful glass beads were a popular commodity traded throughout ancient Nubia in the earlier half of the first millennium AD. Combining macroscopic […]

  • New Roman mosaic floor from Alexandria

    Once again, the Kom el-Dikka site in Alexandria was a scene of an important discovery: a new mosaic was found by a team of Polish archaeologists. The site located in the heart of the ancient city has been excavated archaeologically since 1960 by the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw expedition in cooperation […]

  • Workshop: ERC Starting Grant UMMA

    Team of ERC Starting Grant „UMMA – Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capital city”  holds a workshop to summarize the results of the first fieldwork season. In the 2018–2019 season, PCMA UW mission spent four months at Old Dongola. The primary focus of their fieldwork was on localizing and investigating the […]

  • The Monasteries and Monks of Nubia — a new book by Dr Artur Obłuski

    The monograph was published in the „Journal of Juristic Papyrology Supplement” series and is available in open access. Its aim is to present the material record of Nubian monasticism in a systematic manner and to conduct a comparative analysis of this phenomenon. This book also addresses several fundamental issues, e.g. the presence of various forms […]

  • Guest lecture: Spanish archaeological activities in Tyre

    The organizers of the  “Poles in the Near East” archaeological conference have the pleasure of announcing a guest lecture accompanying the conference. Dr Francisco J. Núñez will present the results of over 20 years of excavations in Tyre, Lebanon. Dr Núñez specializes in the study of Levantine pottery from the Iron and late Bronze Age. […]

  • Call for Papers: PAM 28

    The Editors of Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean are calling for papers for the 28th volume of the journal, which is to be published in 2019. It will include a thematic fascicle dedicatied to the subject of ancient lightning devices and related issues. The editors invite research articles on finds from a broadly understood Mediterranean […]

  • Mustis Summer School 2019 (Tunisia)

    The Faculty of History and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology University of Warsaw cordially invite students to take part in the summer archaeological school at the Mustis in Tunisia. WWW: https://zip.uw.edu.pl/szkola-letnia-w-tunezji Contact: summerschoolmustis@uw.edu.pl Term: 20–30 September 2019 Deadline extended till: 28th May, 2019 Download the application form For more information see the pdf (in […]